Meet the team
Founded in 2014 by Sandy Ogg. CEO.works is proudly a family owned and operated business, made better by extremely talented Partners and team members.
Sandy Ogg, Founder
CEO.works’ founder, Sandy Ogg has spend 30+ years working and learning with CEOs around the world. His experience and the insights he’s gained through this work have informed the CEO.works methodology.
Shefali Salwan, Co-Founder
Shefali has 25 years of experience in cross-cultural and global talent management, leadership development and assessments, and diversity and inclusion. She has coached and advised C-suite leaders in mid-size and large multinational companies through their on-the-ground leadership challenges in 45 countries on five continents. As head of the firm’s new flagship Value CoachingTM business unit, she will be responsible for mentoring the first generation of Value Coaches through their certification, building the CEO.works community of coaching practitioners, and continuing to invent new HR 3.0 models, methodologies and practices in partnership with the firm’s other co- founders.
Daniel Nickel, Senior Partner
Dan was a founding thought partner in the original conceptualization of CEO.works. His prior deep experiences as a CHRO in large public companies along with his substantial experiences in private equity were important foundations in the early establishment of our /decide framework. From those early beginnings, CEO.works become a leading advisor in the space of CEO and senior executive selection within the private equity setting. These experiences have also been applied to the successful delivery of operating frameworks, primarily for private equity portfolio companies.
Heather Ogg, Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Heather ensures organizational effectiveness of CEO.works through the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices.
Michael Ogg, Associate Partner
Michael’s role at CEO.works spans business and partnership development as well as thought leadership and marketing.
Dan Lee, Associate Partner
Dan manages the design and development of CEO.works' suite of tools and methodologies. With a primary focus in R&D, he also helps organize and execute client projects.
Dhaval Bhagat, Associate Partner
Dhaval’s main focus is organizing and executing client projects. He also supports the codification of CEO.works methodologies and ensures effective client implementations.
Thomas Ogg, Associate
Thomas Ogg is CEO.works’ Operational Specialist. He is a liaison between all departments, ensuring cohesive results and client satisfaction.
Alec Ogg (Parasaur), Media Director
Alec and his production company Parasaur helps CEO.works communicate our vision and services through video and podcasts.
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